The Astra 6400 is up to twice as fast as identical SCSI scanner. With hot-pluggability user can connect or disconnect the scanner at any time without restarting the system. A FireWire/1394 card (for PC) is also included with the Astra 6400. With 600 x 1200 dpi optical resolution, the Astra 6400 provides image scalability allowing the user to scan and enlarge slides and other media. Featuring 42-bit internal color, it will also provide trillions of sharp, vibrant colors.
UMAX' exclusive Intelligent Image Process Engine (IIPE) automatically detects whether a document or photograph would best be rendered in color, grayscale, or black and white. Unlike most scanners, the Astra 6400 does not require the user to define media type, color type or size. IIPE technology also determines the optimal resolution, auto-crops the image area, and even rotates the output to the correct orientation if the source image is askew on the scanner bed.
The Astra 6400 offers a solid software solution including Adobe Photoshop LE, OmniPage LE OCR and Presto! PageManager. Adobe Photoshop LE software delivers a set of the image-editing tools preferred by graphic design professionals around the world. Caere OmniPage LE the award-winning optical character recognition software delivers 99% accuracy converting scanned documents to editable text. NewSoft Presto! PageManager previews and organizes all of your valuable images on your hard disk. Also included is the full-color e-book, Scanner Solutions by Winston Steward. Scanner Solutions is a full-color e-book with over 300 pages of tips and tutorials on using your UMAX scanner. Scanner Solutions is a great reference tool for new and advanced scanner users.
Up to twice as fast as compared with a similar scanner with a SCSI interface
FireWire/1394 Card Included (for Windows PCs
Provides FireWire connectivity for PCs.
Intelligent Image Process Engine (IIPE)
Determines the correct scanner settings for many types of images, providing fast and easy scanning.
Scan, Copy, OCR or Email images with a touch of a button
Connect or disconnect scanner to a computer without restarting the system
Mac and PC Compatibility
Extremely versatile in multi-platform environments
Batch Scan Capability
Allows user to scan multiple images in one job for higher productivity
42-bit Color Depth
UMAX leading edge technology allows user to capture billions of colors for reproductions with great color fidelity and the ability to output 14 bits/channel
Powerful Yet Easy to Use Scanning Software
VistaScan offer features and functionality for all level of scanner users, allowing them to easily obtain consistent, quality output
Full-color Scanner Solutions e-Book by Winston Steward
Over 300 pages of how to use your scanner at home, work and on the internet
1 Year Technical Support UMAX backs this product with 1-year technical support.
Pass, CCD Sensor
||600 x 1200
||9600 x 9600
||14 Bit (per
||1 dpi to
(color, 8.5" x 11", 300 dpi)
24/42 bits per pixel
Gray Scale Mode: 8/14 bits per pixel
Line art Mode: 1 bit/pixel
||1% to 1000%
in 5% increments
(1 x 6-pin connectors)
F, (10-40° C)
||25% - 85%
x 12.2 x 3.9
Mac OS 9.0 or later